CLASSIC MISSISSIPPI MUD CAKE RECIPE (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

This is an authentic Deep South recipe. It is very labor intensive.

If you want an easier way to make it with the same results, see my recipe Mississippi Mud Cake the easy way.

Either way you're gonna love this cake if you love chocolate.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 2 large
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 8 oz
    mini marshmallows
  • FROSTING

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 16 oz
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make CLASSIC MISSISSIPPI MUD CAKE RECIPE (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350º

    Lightly grease 9x13 baking pan
  2. CAKE DIRECTIONS:

    Sift flour, sugar, baking soda and salt into a medium mixing bowl. Set aside

    Melt butter in small sauce pan; when melted, add cocoa and water and bring to a boil

    Add boiling cocoa mixture to dry ingredients and stir until just combined

    Add buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla and stir until smooth

    Pour into greased pan and bake 35-40 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean

    Remove from oven onto cooling rack
    !!DO NOT REMOVE CAKE FROM PAN!!

    Sprinkle marshallows evenly onto hot cake
  3. FROSTING DIRECTIONS:

    Melt butter in medium saucepan; when melted add cocoa powder and buttermilk

    Bring to boil, then remove from heat

    Add powdered sugar, vanilla and salt stirring until very smooth

    Pour over marshmallows on hot cake

    Sprinkle with nuts
  4. This cake is best served warm with a big old scoop of Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla Ice cream

    Make this for special occasions as each slice contains a “gazillion” calories

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About CLASSIC MISSISSIPPI MUD CAKE RECIPE (SALLYE)

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern



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